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A View in the Villa Madama near Rome called Il Teatro
Royal Academy of Arts, London
William Byrne (1743-1805) after Wilson
A View in the Villa Madama near Rome called Il Teatro
1765
Etching and engraving
300 x 405 mm
11 13/16 x 15 15/16
PL003679
E14C
A wooded landscape, with three figures in the right foreground and others at the doorway of a ruined villa, surrounded by trees behind. To the left a lake and two grottoes are visible.
London 2012 (unnumbered)
Acquired by 1821
Lettered lower left: Richd. Wilson pinxt. | No.1.; lower centre: A View in the Villa Madama, near ROME, called IL TEATRO: - Pastor Fido, & other Dramas, having been perform'd there. | Publish'd by J.BOYDELL, Engraver in Cheapside, London, 1765.; lower right: Wm. Byrne Sculpt.
P91 The Hermitage, Villa Madama, Petworth House, National Trust
P91A The Hermitage, Villa Madama, Hagley Hall, Worcestershire
P91B The Hermitage, Villa Madama, Johannesburg Art Gallery
P91C The Hermitage, Villa Madama, Private Collection, England
P91D The Garden of the Villa Madama, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
P91E The Hermitage, Villa Madama, Private Collection, Wales
Booth Notes Doc. 6; Edwards 1808, p. 88
Conserved by Emma Cox 2012